The Onion President and CEO Mike McAvoy: “Chicago has been a great town for us”

Pedestrians walk by an Onion news rack. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Pedestrians walk by an Onion news rack. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Mike McAvoy, President and CEO of The Onion, joins Justin to talk about a variety of topics including Univision buying a stake in The Onion, the transition away from print to all digital, distinguishing themselves from all of the other competition online, how he manages a creative staff, the importance of collaboration, the new food vertical that is part of the A.V. Club, the challenges of coming up with comedy during this current election season, staying on top of the latest technology and if Chicago is the right fit for the company.

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